Joseph Tyrell

Name

Joseph Tyrell

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

25/03/1918
36

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
60143
Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
1st Bn.

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

LIHONS FRENCH NATIONAL CEMETERY
629
France

UK Memorials

Stanstead Abbotts Village Memorial

Pre War

Born on 10/01/1884 son of Alfred and Ellen Tyrell, husband of Edith Mary Tyrell, lived at 1 Arthur Curt, Stanstead Abbotts. Worked locally as a labourer.

Wartime Service

Enlisted in Bedfordshire Regiment as Private 29830. Transferred to Royal Fusiliers City of London Regiment, Private 60143. Unit stationed South of Arras in March 1918, Joseph was killed during two days of heavy fighting near the village of Lihons following the German offensive ‘Operation Michael’ on 21/03/1918 which forced the British Army back.

Acknowledgments

Terry Collins